Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize Longlist

Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize Longlist

Congratulations to the four Macmillan titles longlisted for the 2016 Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize! THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT by Helen Phillips THE BALLAD OF BLACK TOM by Victor LaValle PRINCE OF DARKNESS: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street’s First Black Millionaire by Shane White LOCKDOWN ON RIKERS: Shocking Stories of Abuse and Injustice […]

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2016 LA Times Book Prize Nominees (and Winners!)

2016 LA Times Book Prize Nominees (and Winners!)

The Los Angeles Times announced their 2016 Book Prize nominees today and we’ve got six nominees from Macmillan: Biography LISTENING TO STONE: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi by Hayden Herrera Current Interest DREAMLAND: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones CHILDREN OF THE STONE: The Power of Music in a […]

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New York Times Notable Books of 2015

New York Times Notable Books of 2015

The gray lady picked 20 Macmillan titles: Fiction & Poetry THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT by Helen Phillips An administrative worker’s experiences pose existential questions in Phillips’s riveting, drolly surreal debut novel. CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine A meditation, in prose poems, images and essays, on what it means to be black in our racially […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2015 – Fiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2015 – Fiction

First, Publishers Weekly, then Library Journal, and now Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2015 Fiction lists which include 20 Macmillan titles: Best Fiction THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN by Lucia Berlin PURITY by Jonathan Franzen LAST RAGGED BREATH by Julia Keller THE DARK FOREST by Cixin Liu CRUCIFIXION CREEK […]

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Holt Rocks the NYTBR

Holt Rocks the NYTBR

The New York Times Book Review featured THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT by Helen Phillips & ALL THAT FOLLOWED by Gabriel Urza—two Henry Holt & Co. debut novels that we’ve been talking up for months now and are finally on shelves! Longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT follows Josephine, who spends her days […]

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First Novel Prize Longlist

First Novel Prize Longlist

The Center for Fiction recently announced the longlist for their First Novel Prize and six great Macmillan debuts made the list! THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT by Helen Phillips FIND ME by Laura van den Berg LANDFALLS by Naomi J. Williams MAKE YOUR HOME AMONG STRANGERS by Jennine Capó Crucet THE SUNLIT NIGHT by Rebecca Dinerstein THE […]

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Vacation Alert!

Vacation Alert!

Friends, thank you for a GREAT ALA Annual! We’re headed back to the east coast and taking a well-deserved vacation this week. If you’re also off for the Independence Day weekend, here are LOTS of reading recommendations courtesy of Talia’s “Three’s Company” Book Buzz: HOME IS BURNING by Dan Marshall | October 20, 2015 | 9781250068828 FURIOUSLY […]

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BEA 2015 Book Buzz Titles

BEA 2015 Book Buzz Titles

Yesterday’s AAP Book Buzz (Part I) was standing room only, so make sure to get to room 1E14 early today for Part II: The Buzz Continues (2-3:30pm). For those not at BEA, or who didn’t grab a handout, here’s what Anne talked about: PURITY by Jonathan Franzen | Literary Fiction | On Sale 9/1/15 CARRY […]

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BEA 2015 – Friday Events

BEA 2015 – Friday Events

It’s the final day of BookExpo America and we’ve got all the buzz on books. Don’t miss these final events and get yer paws on the last hot Macmillan galleys in our booth (#3056-3057). The AAP’s Annual Librarians Book Buzz, Part II 2:00-3:30pm Javits Convention Center | Room 1E14 Come hear Anne Spieth highlight her favorite forthcoming Macmillan […]

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For Your Consideration: August 2015 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: August 2015 LibraryReads Titles

  Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles now for the August 2015* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due June 20! Click here for the full list of 2015 deadlines. THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny Nine-year-old Laurent Lepage loves to tell tall tales so extraordinary no one can possibly believe him. When he […]

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